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Tips on building the perfect chicken coop. Plus DIY hanging chicken feeder ideas.

Tips on building the perfect chicken coop. Plus DIY hanging chicken feeder ideas. Another pin on coops noted to paint the ceiling of their porches blue because mosquitoes hate the color and wasps won't build nests there;

Boredom during the cold months can lead to pecking and other issues within your flock. Cure the winter blahs with edible vegetable garlands for your chickens!

Boredom during the cold months can lead to pecking and other issues within your flock. Cure the winter blahs with edible vegetable garlands for your chickens!

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The Coop Gates.Gate building for beginners

My chicken coop. I built it in 2011 and I still love it with all my heart because it FUNCTIONS so well. Click to steal a few of the details for your own chicken coop.

The Coop

I built my chicken coop so it would be both pretty and functional. Just because they're chickens doesn't mean they have to live in a barn. If you love contemporary then there's no reason you can't have a contemporary coop!

Poop scoop. 2 inches of coarse sand in the coop. You’d be surprised at how this eliminates the smell! And I only scoop twice a week – still no smell. Twice a year – January and again in July – I take out all the sand and start over. During the July cleaning, I pick a hot day to scrub it down with soap and water… and the earlier the better, so it has time to dry before I replace the sand. No one will ever know I have chickens.

So why is this wire mesh attached to my pitchfork? Because I've turned our chicken coop into one big litter box. After doing this for the last year or so, I can easily say that this method is a winner. I added a layer of coarse sand to the bottom of

Bekijk de foto van marieke1 met als titel landelijk kippenhok. leuk voor in de tuin en andere inspirerende plaatjes op Welke.nl.

Bekijk de foto van marieke1 met als titel landelijk kippenhok. leuk voor in de tuin en andere inspirerende plaatjes op Welke.nl.

Green Roof. STEP THREE: Apply a specially formulated growing medium (soil). Custom blended nursery soil mixes and conditioners are available from So Cal...

Thinking I might do this on top of the chicken coop! What a great way to keep them cooler in the summer and warm in the winter!

Nests-dishpan

Add pans/trays to nesting boxes for easy clean up? The slanted roof prevents hens from nesting on top of the boxes.

pvc door opener allows you to open coop door from outside.

Metal around base + pvc door opener allows you to open coop door from outside.

15 More Awesome Chicken Coop Designs and Ideas | Cool DIY Homesteading Projects by Pioneer Settler at http://pioneersettler.com/15-awesome-chicken-coop-ideas-designs/

37 Chicken Coop Designs and Ideas [2nd Edition]

How To Build An Inexpensive Chicken Coop theownerbuilderne. Keep your chooks safe from predatory animals and get free eggs in return with this chicken coop you can build right in your backyard. by luz

Awesome 30+ Walk in Chicken Coop https://gardenmagz.com/30-walk-in-chicken-coop/ #chickencoopideas

Awesome 30+ Walk in Chicken Coop https://gardenmagz.com/30-walk-in-chicken-coop/ #chickencoopideas

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